Remove the parts that you intend to keep and post photos as you would sell 
it.  Size & color should be in the header.  The more detail in the parts 
listing the better; i.e. "Sugino XD-2 crankset w/ 24-36-46 rings" instead 
of "Sugino cranks".  Answer as many questions as you can anticipate.

This is probably one of your best places to sell, as people looking for a 
Rivendell will look here.  Many list members have extensive knowledge and 
so a better idea of what you're selling than the average bike buyer.  

As to price, that's a tough call.  The market will tell you, but the market 
changes.  For instance, if you have a very small frame, the market is 
narrow but for someone who needs one, the bike will be valuable.  Steve's 
advice on pricing is worth a thought.  Without knowing more detail, it's 
difficult to suggest a number.


On Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 10:14:35 PM UTC-7, G.E. wrote:
> I'm in need of some assistance and am hoping some of you here might have 
> thoughts and be able to offer suggestions. I purchased a NOS Saluki/Hilsen 
> from Riv at the beginning of the year and built it up. It's been ridden, 
> but not much (it's a second Riv for me). My husband and I agreed that we 
> would each sell a bicycle in order to make space and help fund the purchase 
> of a tandem we can ride together. Unfortunately for me, this is the only 
> bike I can really see letting go of in the current bunch since it functions 
> mostly as a duplicate as far as purpose in the bike fold goes.
> Anyway... long story short, I need some help in regard to a selling price. 
> Obviously, I can calculate out the cost of what I paid for the frame/fork 
> and all the parts, but I'm looking for realistic numbers for a (mostly) 
> whole bike. I don't intend to sell the saddle, pedals, or any carrying 
> stuff like bags, baskets, racks, but otherwise it has fenders and all the 
> parts necessary for riding. I don't want to be unrealistic about a price, 
> but if you have thoughts on what these are typically going for these days, 
> I would appreciate your feedback. Additionally, if you have thoughts on a 
> good place(s) to try to list it, that would be helpful too. I'm trying to 
> avoid eBay if I can help it. 
> Thanks so much in advance for your thoughts.

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